A public condemnation of the SHIFT Festival's attempts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion is indicative of broader issues in the outdoor industry
Bike commuting makes most of us obsess over our clothes. This is patently absurd.
It’s true. I am a bicycle scofflaw. Sue me.
The Department of the Interior's proposed regulations contradict the interior secretary's grandiose claims
At last, the West is taking steps to address megafires. But we’ve done nothing to prepare for their biggest threat to human health.
Why we name, talk to, and occasionally kiss our gear
The bipartisan Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation Act promises a better permitting process
These devices are inherently stupid and profoundly antisocial, and their very existence is proof of their own uselessness
These kids today...riding bikes? In the streets?? The horror!!!
They're exploding in numbers and having a massive impact on our favorite trails, yet the short-shorts crowd almost never pitches in when it comes to trail work
You're just as likely to build a robot as paddle a canoe at summer camp today, but the value of the experience is even more important for our screen-addled youth
Just because you don’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not happening
A new report officially points the blame for the Paradise fire at the utility's electrical transmission lines
And no place has ever been ruined by an Instagram post, either. It's time to stop blaming social media for the world's troubles.
In America, driver convenience comes first, while just trying to stay alive on a bike is a crime
If there’s one thing that makes Americans uncomfortable, it’s successful women
Busting people for their style miscues is a beloved pastime in outdoor communities. But in the Instagram era, the practice has us sadly all dressing the same.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in
And really, who can blame them?
How low will some of us go to keep our neighborhoods bike-free? And won’t somebody please think of the children?
Raynelle Rino, the founder of Rino Consulting Solutions, taps into the therapeutic effects of nature, specifically for people of color who work emotionally taxing jobs
Sometimes just driving a car in a city is an act of violence
Trolls thought I was friggin' nuts to propose a controlled backcountry ski area. But it's already happening.
America's public lands can help solve the climate crisis instead of contributing to it
Why telling people you ride elicits serious bike-splaining—and what you can do about it
Think long and hard before you jump or try to climb the cables. And don't forget about the wolves!
It's a question of safety numbers versus safety in numbers
The Acting Interior Secretary's confirmation hearing was already absurd. Then the Greenpeace protestors showed up.
The recent pro-conservation rulemaking at Interior is intended to smooth the way for acting secretary Bernhardt’s nomination hearing today
You can’t escape obsolescence. You can only transcend it.
Sometimes the best offense is none at all
The host of the MeatEater podcast and Netflix series talks about the need for us all to unite forces and rally to protect public lands
'Welcome to Gwichyaa Zhee' profiles the Gwich'in people as they battle for food security in remote Alaska
The Youth Climate Strike is working to shut down schools across the country on March 15 to demand that world leaders act on preventing climate change
It’s time we made America’s prime backcountry skiing and snowboarding terrain safer and more accessible. First step: bombing slopes in the way-out-of-bounds.
When a driver hits a cyclist—even a child on a bike—the victim is almost always the one who gets blamed, unless they're wearing a helmet
A close reading of the President’s 2020 Department of the Interior budget reveals massive funding cuts for everything public-lands related—except for oil and gas
In Pattie Gonia's new music video, she skis and lip-synchs to the 'Frozen' hit "Let It Go"
When a 4x4 influencer vandalized the state's magnificent desert landscape, it was really just the start of the problem
Want to see more people on bikes? Get over yourself and the rest will follow.
At last, you can see real-time availability of federal campsites on third-party apps and websites
New York City may make headlines for its Vision Zero initiative and its ever-growing bicycle infrastructure network, but the police department's treatment of cyclists can be downright draconian
Meet the slackliners who traversed the Rio Grande from Mexico to the U.S.
This week saw heated public outcry over the organization's false claim of being the first to get outdoor brands to commit to inclusivity. Let's use this opportunity to enact real change.
The secrets to teaching your child to have a positive relationship with cycling in a country that hates bikes
New Mexico wants to create a first-of-its-kind Outdoor Equity Fund for underserved youth. Other states that care about preserving the natural world and raising a new generation of activists should take note.
It’s become conventional wisdom that e-scooters are dangerous. Like most conventional wisdom, it’s probably wrong.
A recent Camber study on gender equity exposes discrimination in the outdoors, especially in the bike industry
Because there’s no apology like a backhanded apology
A former National Park Service ranger on why now, more than ever, national parks need protection from Washington's budget fights
At a certain point in life, it’s not ethically possible to cheat
From mountain bikers in California to snowmobilers in Montana, renegade adventurers see the shutdown as a chance to get away with anything. They need to stop.
A new multimedia story by American Wildfire Experience and MYSTERY RANCH provides alarming insight into just how destructive, deadly, and fast-moving megafires like the Thomas Fire have become
Relax, you’re gonna be fine
Eight hundred of the 2,300 Bureau of Land Management staff who remain on duty during the shutdown are dedicated to serving the oil and gas industries
After four months at sea, wunderkind inventor Boyan Slat's $360 million system is being towed back to port without having collected any plastic debris
Parks are being destroyed, people are dying, and no one's in charge
I committed to riding only one bike for all of 2018. Here’s how I did.
Is it too much to ask for a little serenity, people?
There's one realistic thing we can do to survive the new era of giant blazes: build smarter communities that can take the heat
New York City is at the forefront of breaking car dominance in America. But internationally, it’s bringing up the rear.
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EPA proposes stripping protections from 50 percent of streams and 110 million acres of wetlands
How creating a "simplified permit system" could decrease the public's input in the land of many uses
Helmets have been mandatory in the pro peloton for well over a decade. Where’s the data that it’s helping?
Cyclists and cops often don’t see eye to eye because they literally don’t see eye to eye
Debunking various theories currently floating around the Internet
In a time when so many brands are marketing to women in smart ways, the body-shaming fliers that sparked major blowback in Missoula felt especially tasteless
They may not be for everybody, but they were always awesome—and even more so now that they’re totally uncool
This Utah 50K and half marathon event is taking one small step toward closing the wage gap
Waiting in the wings is an even worse swamp monster—oil and gas lobbyist David Bernhardt
A Nebraska-based photographer is bringing positivity and drag culture to the great outdoors—in six-inch heels
We need to stop selling bicycles on environmentalism. We ride because it's fun, healthy, cheap, and practical—and because it annoys people who drive.
Being outdoorsy is not without its risks. If I could travel through time, here's some of the advice I'd give my (seemingly) immortal and (definitely) ignorant 20-year-old self.
Three key takeaways from yesterday’s vote
Saving a life is as easy as checking for cyclists. So naturally nobody does it.
As Wyoming debates whether to charge hikers, I wanted to issue a reminder that this whole pay-to-play concept on our public lands doesn't work
Hot take! Making cars more dangerous will make our roads safer.
Rumors of my favorite tire size’s death are greatly exaggerated. (I hope.)
The world asks: Is Zinke corrupt, incompetent, or both?